Come home to luxury living at Whispering Winds of Rochester Hills. Beautifully landscaped porches provide private covered entry for your new home. Once inside, you will find generous living and dining spaces, complete with a private balcony or patio, perfect for entertaining. Enjoy the view from your kitchen window as you prepare your next meal, adding natural sunlight and beauty to your workspace. Experience the ease and practicality of a full-size laundry and additional storage- all in the privacy of your own home! For added convenience, each apartment includes a personal carport.
Relax as you enter your community through the automated entry gate. Take a walk around our beautiful wooded grounds and enjoy the tranquil willow trees that border the pond. Unwind during the summertime in our sparkling swimming pool or enjoy the soothing spa and spacious sundeck. Stay fit with the convenience of our 24-hour fitness center; or play a game of tennis or beach volleyball with friends.
Move into Whispering Winds and find a home that has it all.
Whispering Winds is located one minute from M-59 and just moments to M-53 and I-75. Our convenient location allows for a quick commute to a variety of companies located throughout Oakland County. Whispering Winds is minutes to Oakland University and just north of William Beaumont Hospital. You’ll have a short drive to The Somerset Collection, Lakeside Mall, and all of the fabulous shopping Rochester has to offer. You will never be short on thing to do living at Whispering Winds. Spend the day at the Historic Yates Cider Mill, tour area museums and galleries, make a short trip to Stoney Creek Metropark or use our convenient walking path to Spencer Park, where you can enjoy a lifeguarded beach and paddleboat in the summer, ice skating in the winter or hiking year round. Excellent amenities and great location are yours at Whispering Winds.
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For the Rochester Hills, Michigan community website: go to http://www.rochesterhills.org/ to find full information on city government, community services and the wide variety of activities and development programs in the City.
Rochester Hills, comprised of 32.2 square miles, is situated in the east central portion of Oakland County. Present population is estimated at 68,219 (2008). Professional and skilled workers are predominant in the community. Many retirees call Rochester Hills “home”. The average home value is $237,000 (2009). The employment base in the city jumped from 7,262 in 1980 to 37,283 in 2005. The populace is well-educated, interested in community and civic affairs, proud of their homes and the municipality in which they live.
There is a wide range of homes in the City. Some of the older residential areas over the past 8 to 10 years have been upgraded by the installation of drainage facilities, municipal water and sewer and rehabilitation of individual homes. New development is of excellent quality and the City is ideally suited for the continuation of high quality growth.
Rochester Hills is a zoned community and has a Master Land Use Plan which has been implemented for its orderly development. In 1965, Avon Township adopted a Water and Sewer Capital Improvements Program. Phased construction has been undertaken to provide municipal water and sewer service to all sections of the City. Pursuant to the adoption of a Master Storm Drainage Plan in 1968, construction of twelve (12) storm relief drains has been completed and currently engineering is being finalized preparatory to installation of additional drains.
A wide variety of industries, such as computer technology, electronic research, development and manufacturing, plastic injection molding, tool and die, precision machine tool fabrication, structural engineering, warehousing and distribution have chosen Rochester Hills as their corporate headquarters.
Rochester and Avondale Community Schools provide quality K-12 education. College curriculum is available at Rochester College (formerly Michigan Christian College) (located in the City), Oakland University (located partially in the City) and Oakland Community College (located just outside of the City). All educational levels, through doctoral programs, are available.
Recreational facilities, e.g. tennis, golf, skiing, swimming, jogging, bicycling, boating or fishing are within easy reach at municipally supported parks. The Rochester Hills Museum at Van Hoosen Farm in historic Stoney Creek Village, Meadow Brook Hall, Meadow Brook Music Festival, Yates Cider Mill founded in 1863, a full service library, over 25 churches and a pedestrian/pathway system the length and breadth of the city are but a few of Rochester Hills features.
Rochester Hills municipal offices, a 2-level structure situated on a bluff overlooking the Clinton River, blends its unique architecture with the natural habitat of an 85-acre site. The 39,000 square foot building, occupied since June of 1980, houses all City offices and a 144-seat auditorium.
The Fire Department provides protection for our residents and visitors relating to Fire and Emergency Medical Services. The department is staffed by 24 full time Firefighter/Paramedics, 70 Paid on Call Firefighter/EMTs and operates a variety of Firefighter Vehicles along with 5 ambulances. Calls for Fire and EMS related emergencies within the City are dispatched from the Oakland County Sheriff’s Office in Waterford. For more detailed information on the different divisions within the fire department, including the administrative staff, visit the Fire Department Section under City Services.
Around-the-clock police protection is provided by contract with Oakland County — fifty-nine officers at present are assigned to the Rochester Hills contingent of the Oakland County Sheriff’s Office and occupy the Sheriff’s Substation at 750 Barclay Circle. Crittenton Hospital, a 290-bed, full service facility located in the City, provides health care with 24 hour emergency service.
Rochester Hills’ 208 full-time employees, 7-member Council and its full-time Mayor are dedicated to providing thorough, cost-effective municipal services to all City residents.
Rochester Hills operates 14 parks with a total of more than 900 acres. They also operate a velodrome at Bloomer Park, 345 John R. Road, Rochester Hills, MI 48307
To see the full Parks website, visit.
To see the full range of recreation programs, day camps, senior activities, league sports, preschool programs, adult programs, dance programs, etc., vist the website of the Rochester Avon Recreation Authority (RARA) at
Rochester Hills offers a wide variety of shopping venues, from convenient neighborhood shopping centers, to fast access to quaint downtown Rochester, to being minutes away from The Somerset Collection in Troy and Great Lakes Crossing in Auburn Hills. Rochester Hills gives the choice from the finest of boutiques to the largest box box retailers of your choice, all minutes away.
Children at Whispering Winds of Rochester Hills attend Rochester Community Schools, their main website is: http://www.rochester.k12.mi.us/
Specifically, our students attend:
For MEAP score information on Rochester Community Schools, visit: